THE WEDDING FEAST WAR, the final tragedy of the Xhosa people

: Smith (K.)

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286pp., illus., maps, paperback, d.w., Reprint, Barnsley, (2012) 2021

 

A history of the Ninth South African Frontier War of 1877-1878.

"The Ninth and last Cape Frontier War ... has long been unaccountably neglected in the history of South Africa's Hundred Years' War. Keith Smith rectifies this omission in his authoritative, well-contextualized, balanced and thoroughly researched Wedding Feast War." John Laband, author of Bringers of War 

Keith Smith is the author of Harry Smith's Last Throw, the Eighth Frontier War 1850-1853 and Dead was Everything, studies in the Anglo-Boer War. Born in England, he now lives in Australia.